Market movers in the energy insurance market

29 June 2018

Paul Calnan has resigned from Ironshore to join a Fidelis backed Energy MGA under their MGA incubator platform Pine Walk Capital Limited

Yann Marmornier and Paul Hackett are leaving Aspen Singapore to join Canopius Singapore

Alex Amess of Canopius’s marine/ energy liabilities team has resigned to join Hiscox

Charlie Richardson has resigned from renewable energy specialist insurer GCube to head up Travelers onshore renewable energy business

Jonny Allen has resigned from renewable energy specialist insurer GCube where he headed up their offshore wind energy division to join Travelers

Des Keen has resigned from his role as Hull Underwriter at Kiln (it has been suggested he is joining an MGA but no further details at this stage)

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Rachel Sabbarton has resigned from Beazley to join Canopius where she will be their Upstream Energy underwriter reporting to Geoff Tinn (who is due to retire next year). She is due to start in November

Linda Booth has joined JLT Specialty from Lockton’s London team. She specialises in UK / North Sea E&P business

Paul Brand, Doug Howat and Paul Jardine are all leaving XL Catlin after their acquisition by Axa Vera Schneider, who was previously with Chaucer, has joined Arcus Syndicate 1856 which specialises in ILS products

Camilla Hendry is leaving CNA Hardy’s Marine Liabilities team to join Starstone

Simon Engelen is leaving MS Amlin’s Marine Liabilities team to join Markel

Simon Williams (ex Hiscox) is joining Arch in a business development across all speciality lines, with a particular focus on Energy

Colin McPhie is leaving his role in Zurich as a client relationship manager, to join RSA

Darren Carr Axis/Novae Head of Marine Liabs, has resigned to join HCC

Laurence Winter (casualty underwriter at Amtrust) is to join Acapella after his 6 months’ notice period

Konstantinos Tampakakis has resigned from his role as marine underwriter at Tokio Marine Kiln (just a month after long-serving hull underwriter Des Keane resigned). We do not know his plans at this stage

Donnacha Smyth has re-joined XL Catlin as president of its global excess casualty insurance business based in Dublin, after spending two years at Aspen where he was international head of excess casualty

Carla Greaves who currently leads XL Catlin’s excess casualty underwriting for Bermuda, has been promoted to Chief Underwriting Officer for XL Catlin’s global excess casualty business

Richard Pursey, upstream underwriter at Liberty, has left, following a change in management structure which sees all of Energy (upstream and downstream) now report to the previous head of downstream, Paul Sankey

Robin Hamilton is leaving JLT’s Casualty team in London to join Arch Insurance, to be their Energy Liability Underwriter

Tejal Barltett and her team in QRe Dubai have left, following QRE’s shutting of their facultative book

Jonathan Humm has left Hiscox where he was deputy hull underwriter and joined AEGIS London, as their new class underwriter for marine hull.

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